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Behind the Scenes at GreenBox Grown

Weekly Update #1: Hash under a Scope


What up Cannabis Growers and welcome back for another lit episode of GreenBox Grown!Not today I'm actually going to be doing something a little different in this video, as I decided I'm going to start doing a weekly update for you guys where I cover all of the new stuff going on here at GreenBox Grown. Such as new possible products we had sent to us, new grows we may be starting in the near future, then of course an update on the current plants that we've got to get growing here.

That way you guys know everything that is going on here and you can stay up-to-date on what we are doing. Also now that we are doing this video, I want to ask you as always to comment down below with any suggestions or topics for videos you would like to see me do in the near future. So I will be posting a new one of these updates every 7 days and it is also going to be a little bit of a behind-the-scenes shot and look into what is going on here at GreenBox Grown! Now in today's video, a couple of the highlights we will be covering include the new OG Kush seedlings I recently started. So I will be giving you guys an update on those as well as the plans we have for them in the near future here.


Also I recently set up a new grow space and I also have been hanging up a lot of Art and decorations and here, so I'm going to give you guys a little tour and overview of the new setup that we have here. As well as the different pieces hanging up in the room. Now before I get started with today's video I just wanted to let you guys know that if you are looking for more detailed videos that go into step-by-step help and show you guys tips and tricks that will let you grow cannabis just like the quality of what we got going on here. 



Feel free to check out our premium video section that has all of that kind of content there, and if you are interested in signing up for those videos they do come with a two-week free trial which gives you access to the entire video library. And you can sign up for that at the link right here on your screen, and there will be more details on how to sign up for that two-week free trial. Alright Growers so now that you know what we are doing and today's video, let's get started with checking out those OG Kush Seedlings!



Alright growers so here we are at the entry to my new grow room and like I was saying this room is now exclusively just for growing cannabis in. So I Consolidated all of my different Grow rooms into here and I will be doing all of my filming as well as processing of extracts, cannabis growing and all of that, is all going to be filmed and taking place in here. So let me close the door behind me and then I will give you guys a quick little tour of the setup. So first right here on the left we've got the nice 4 by 4 tent setup and that is actually where the OG Kush seedlings are going to be moving into once they are a little larger. But I will give you guys some more details on that set up in just a second.



 Next we have the closet over here so we have our stealth grow space in here, and I've got the Gorilla Glue grow right now, the stealth Gorilla Glue grow in here in this two-by-four tent. And then right next to it I've got my clone and seedling tent set-up, and that is where those OG Kush plants are growing right now. I have a second 2X4 Tent that is turned off right now because they are sleeping But I actually have some more of the Gorilla Glue is growing in there and again those are autoflowers. 



And I also turn off the lights while filming because it does get pretty hot in here without the fans in this tent specifically. So those are the three different grow tents plus the 4th which is the cloning and seedling tent.  And now let me show you guys some of the artwork that I have been hanging up, and there will be more to come. First behind the filming desk here, I've got my nice 3 piece of the Cannabis fan leaves. over here, this one is my favorite piece actually. I've got the THC molecule symbol in Gold, over here next to the 4 by 4 we have the nice vintage zigzag sign that I hung up yesterday actually.



 So I really like that, next we've got the different strains labeled up on here with a nice pic of this bud shot. I am not sure what strain this is, it doesn't say but all of the other screens on here look absolutely beautiful, all strains that I really enjoy as well so that is why I got this poster. And then finally right now we've got Elon hanging up on the wall there, he likes to watch over my different grows so pretty stoked on the set up. I've got my nutrients and clean up stuff set up right here as well as one of my carbon filters. But yeah let's go check out those OG Kush seedlings now. So again they're over here in the seedling and cloning tent of course.



Just planted them into the Solo cups with the fox farm soil, so it has been about 24 hours of them being in here and we are going to start seeing some really good vegetative growth out of them now that they have some room to grow their roots in.  So once they are in the vegetative stage and they are large enough, we are going to be moving them over into this 4 by 4 tent here. So for the setup you can see we are using those 3-gallon airpot equivalence, we've got the 4 x 4 tent with two of the electric sky 300 watt LEDs. 


Then the nice 6 inch carbon filter fan setup by iPower, and then I'm actually really stoked on this because I got hooked up by TNB Naturals recently with some of their products. So big shout out to them, but they sent over two of these CO2 canisters as well as a bunch of refillable packets for them. So I will be hanging these up and using them during this grow series. And I will actually be doing a weekly update showing how the plants are doing with these canisters. So you can follow along and see how they affect the growth. 



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And those videos will be free actually for the weekly update. Now I also got hooked up by Growers Labs, Growerlabs sorry, with their double-layered SCROG net so it is adjustable for different tent sizes. So I will have that in here once the plants are growing up nice and large, but yeah that is going to be the setup and here, I will be using the fox farm Dirty Dozen nutrient lineup. And I also picked up a bottle, let's see how it's right back here behind the reefertalizer. got a bottle of the Botanicare grape from their sweet line. So that will help at the end of flower with sweetening up those buds.



Alright so next up let's check it out the Gorilla Glue Grow, Again the stealth grow or from our stealth grow series. These guys are about a week and a half Away from starting their flush, and then nugs are just getting absolutely beautiful. Nice and frosty, big and dense as you can see and they have filled out all the way down as well as with a bunch of nice side colas. So there's this nice big one in the middle and then we probably got about 6 medium sized colas around the sides and then I would say another four of the smaller ones in there. Which will still give us some nice yields. Now in the setup I have been using CO2 through the exhale bag right here and I can definitely say I've seen a noticeable difference in the size of the buds than what I usually get with the auto.


So I definitely recommend checking that product out and you can see in the second plant just how massive those colas are getting all the way around. I am running to LEDs now, I've got the 600 watt Meihzi with a both switches and then I've got the 300 watt Mars Hydro. Now I do have about 5 more Gorilla Glue Autos growing in here but like I was saying lights are off for now so I can't really show you, but those are looking really nice also and some of them actually got larger than the buds in that tent and taller than those plants. So I've got two more lights that were recently sent into US, I've got the cannagrow I think this is the 215 watt cob light with the adjustable dial.



 And then we have the spider farmer by Meizhi and this is another one of their 600 W LEDs with two dials. One for veg one for flower of course and so you can dial those up and use them throughout the whole grow. Those dials make it really convenient because with the switches it's obviously full power Once you turn that on right away. But with the dials you can adjust it for growth through seedling all the way to the end of flower. And so what that's going to be used in is for these two new grow series we are doing. There are going to be the Noob series or first-time grower series.



So my brother Cody and my girlfriend declare will be doing their own grows, they are first-time Growers and have never grown their own plants before. My brother Cody has helped out a little bit, but just a little bit here and there so he doesn't really know too much about what he is doing. Cody he will be using this tent over here, he is going to be growing two of his agent orange seeds that he recently picked up. And then Claire has some Chemdawg that she is going to be growing in here. So they will be using the spider farmer as well as the Canna grow lights, so we then can review those in those series.



And those videos will be free so I can show you guys the kinds of results that first time or Growers are getting with our videos. Now let's see what else, I picked up actually this isn't something that was sent to me, I picked this up on my own. But this is actually a trichome scope, it is a digital microscope that hooks up wirelessly to your smartphone so you can actually record what you are looking at with this baby while you’re smart phone is hooked up to it and you are holding it up to the plant. So really cool for video footage afterwards if you want to review it because sometimes it is hard to see in live action.



So today I'm going to do a little demonstration for you guys with the microscope, I'm going to show you guys some close-ups on the trichomes on the Gorilla Glue plants right here. And then recently, there's going to be a video coming out about it on how to make bubble hash. But I made a lot of bubble hash using my Zkittles Plants, and that is is what's left of it. So I want to give you guys some close-ups of that right now and then I am also going to use that trichome scope to give you guys some close-ups of really zoomed in micro close up so you guys can see what the house looks like at that level.


 Because we should be able to see a lot of those trichome heads individually at that level. So right here we've got the blonde hash that I separated into this jar, and then everything else, the darker stuff is in here. And like I was saying a free videos coming out soon on how to make bubble hash, We use the bubble dude, the bubble bag dude product and it is some very cool stuff and works really well. And this is from the Zkittles.  So now what we are going to do is use the truck comes go here to take a look at the trichomes on the Gorilla Glue Buds. And then we are going to take a close-up look at the bubble hash that I recently made. Alright I'm going to switch over and get this thing hooked up and then we will be back for that.



Alright folks so we've got the tri come scope linked up with my smartphone which is actually over there so I can watch the screen and see what I am picking up on the video, and it is now recording so let's get some close-ups of the trichomes that are on the Gorilla Glue plants. So you really want to be really steady so I am actually using a table or chair that is right here to stabilize my arm. And so now I'm going to come in at the 50 x which is the lowest setting for the scope. The most zoomed out setting. And let's see if I can get you guys so we will have to start assuming in a little bit there to give you guys a better focus. Here we go where you're starting to see the trichomes a little better more focused on the zoomed out shot. 



And you can see at this point they are mostly milky. And there's a good little shot and close up on one of the pistols that have already oranged, so you can see what that looks like. Those are the hairs right on it, on that pistol.  Sorry so yeah there we go got a good little shop for you guys. okay let's come back in and see if we can focus on a good section and there's some of those hairs.  Bam! Nice look at those try comes right there at 1,000 x is that is the max Zoom. Let me see if I can get a better angle here. So you can see they're mostly milky, not really any amber over here. 



And this is on the bud, I can see a little Amber in there maybe like a couple but not quite there. I'd like to see more Amber, up close let's see. That's of course a pistol and orange pistol up close. You can see those trichomes right there. Some of the hairs on the plant, but yeah those are getting pretty big and they look a little bit on the clear side not very milky. So we do have a little bit of a ways to go, so that's why I'm saying probably one more nutrients feeding and then we will be done or almost ready for flush I mean. Alright I'm going to zoom out, pretty little shot right there. And yeah there is your shot with the trichome scope.



Alright so now we're going to take a look at the bubble hash that I recently made and again here are some close ups on the dark and the light blond. And then I've got the trichome scope which I've got on it stand now as that will help me position it and hold it more steady. Alright let me just set this picture up for you guys. Alright so first we are going to take a look at the dark stuff right here, so let me give you guys a look at the blonde stuff while I take a look at this. So we are going to start with a zoomed all the way out so we are at that 50 X level and you guys can see it right there pretty close. And this is the dark ash again. All right so I'm going to start assuming her in.



So yeah you guys can kind of see I mean these are kind of more compressed so you can't see as well but you can't see the individual trichome heads. but remember this darker, there are some right there and then the darker bubble hash obviously it is going to have more plant material in it so that is what you are seeing in terms of the darker stuff. Let's see here, you guys going to see a lot of little trichome heads compressed some not some more. Those are like the lighter colored ones. So bam there is your guyses up close View of bubble hash, and I got a little bit stuck on the lense let me get that off of there for you guys. But there it is zoomed out, let's see let me try and get in on one of these lighter pieces.


But yeah you can see what the lighter-colored stuff it is easier to tell that it is those trichome heads, and then once you zoom all the way you kind of lose it. Alright so let me switch it out I'm going to do the blond hash now and will get a better look at those trichomes. Here we are at 50x. All right let's see oh yeah, bam there is a real close up right there real nice looking. Let me see if I can get a better one though zoomed out a little, yeah so you guys can see right there just lots of trichome heads stuck together. 



And that really is what hash is, I mean most to extracts since it is bubble they aren't going to be melted together because there's no heat used. Oh yes look at that, you can see is just a bunch of trichomes just mashed together. And you can see it looks like they are all stringy almost, where did that white piece go. Let's see, yes this is the more powdery substance. Or hash, I should say. Can't really get it to focus though, yeah so you can see that I mean look at that it's just a bunch of trichomes right there. On the floor.



 That is pretty cool! Let's see if I can get one more good shot for you guys and then we will call it a day. Yeah look at that, and then of course they also bound together with other resins from the plant and oils. As well as very little I mean this is pretty much no plant material in this quality. The blonder but yeah nice look for you guys. There you go, doesn't get much better than that. I lied, it does! Wow, alright I'm going to go smoke some of this hash now it is all getting my mouth watering just looking at it under the microscope. All right so that completes two days video and weekly update and I will see you guys back here and seven days for the next one. Peace!


Alright GreenBox Growers, so that officially concludes this weekly update I will be back with another one in just 7 days. Now in the meantime as I was saying earlier, feel free to comment below with topics or ideas for future videos you guys want to see us do. And as always thank you for watching this week's video, I hope you enjoyed it, and until next time…  



Happy Growing!!! 
Dylan @ GreenBox Grown


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How to Press Dry Sift Rosin

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How to Press Dry Sift Rosin

Pressing Dry Sift Rosin with my Rosineer Manual Press


 
 

What's up Cannabis Growers, My name is Dylan and welcome back for another episode of GreenBox Grown! Today I am excited to show you guys how to press your homemade dry sift into rosin! This will be done by using Rosin Evolution 25 Micron Filter Bags, and I will also be Pressing Flower using the 90 Micron Filter Bags by Rosin Evolution as well. This will all be done using my Manual Rosineer Rosin Press, so lets go check that out.

Ok so with Pressing Dry Sift Rosin at home, you're going to only need 4 things. First your rosin press, which as I stated will be the Manual Rosineer version 1. Then you will need your dry sift of course, which I will be using some Coco Monkey Balls Dry Sift I made with a pollen box.  

Next you'll need filter bags, and when it comes to pressing a fine material like Dry Sift Hash, you want to use a very fine filter bag. So that I why I recommend the 25 micron bags. Finally you will need parchment paper for pressing the rosin onto of course!  


Once you have all your supplies together you are ready to prep the dry sift for pressing. Before doing this however, I like to get the Rosin Press turned on so it can warm up while I prep. I will be setting the press to 105 degress C for these presses as that has worked best for me.  

Before putting your product into the filter bag, you're going to want to turn it inside out. This helps with preventing blow outs as the seam is facing outward not in. Now you can put your dry sift hash into the filter bag. I will be doing 1.76 grams today, was trying to do 2gs but didn't make enough for this run.  

I find with this rosineer press I get the best results when doing 2 gram runs. Alright so you've weighed out the dry sift, now pour it into the filter bag and back it towards the bottom as best you can. Once you have done that, cut the excess of the filter bag off the top so you leave an inch of excess.  

Now you will want to fold that flap over the top of the bag, and sort of press on it so the bag flattens out. You want to keep the flap folded over and on top when pressing as that will also help prevent blowouts. Once this is done, put your filter bag into the parchment paper and press.

I like to pull the lever down slowly so it can warm the dry sift up before it really squishes it. Press for 30-45 seconds and then lift the lever. You will see in the video we got some amazing results with this run, and after testing it out personally I can truly attest to that. After pressing, let the rosin cool of for a little before using. It will be more stable that way. You can also do another 30 second squish on that bag to get the rest of the rosin out of there. It will not be much more, but in my opinion it is still worth the it.

Ok now lets use a filter bag with bud to press some rosin. The supplies you will need are exactly the same, and instead of the Coco Monkey Balls I will be pressing some Double Tangie Banana Flower. So I have my 90 micron filter bag, and my 3 grams weighed out. I usually do 2gs per run, but I want to do a little extra this time around.

Remember to turn the bag inside out first, then take all the bud and pack it in and towards the bottom as best as possible. Make sure it is filling up all the space and there isn't any air pockets that can cause a blowout. Once compacted, cut off so there is only an inch left and fold over for pressing. You can now press. You will see in the video a lot of the rosin got stuck in the bag because I didn't properly pack everything, but I think I'll just be sticking to filter bags for pressing dry sift from now on. And will only press flower with out the filter bag.  

Alright folks, that is all you need to know about press dry sift hash into rosin at home using a filter bag! As always, thank you for watching and until next time...

HAPPY GROWING!!!

Dylan @ GreenBox Grown

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How to make Dry Sift Hash from Trim!

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How to make Dry Sift Hash from Trim!

Make Full Melt Dry Sift Hash from Trim & Bud!!!


What's up Cannabis Growers, my name is Dylan and welcome back for another Episode of GreenBox Grown! Today I will be showing you guys how to make some Dry Sift Hash at home, using trim. I will then show you how to make Dry Sift using ground up bud as well! The Hash we will be making today is going to be full melt so you can dab it, and I will be using my Pollen Box made by Green Goddess Supply! This product is available on our website and you can find it by visiting the "Starter Kits & Supplies" tab and then clicking "Extracts".

So what I really like about Making Dry Sift Hash is it is a great way to put my trim to good use! I can also take all the buds that didn't turn out so great and can make Dry Sift out of them so they don't go to waste! It's really just a great way to maximize the usage of your crop and harvest so there is no waste. Ok, so the first thing you're going to want to do is get the herb you will be shaking, and put about a handful to a handful and a half into the top portion of the box.

When it comes to trim I like to put a little more in, and with bud be sure to grind it before putting into the box. Don't over stuff as you want there to be enough room for everything to move around. Another important thing to do is add 2 quarters into the top compartment of your shaker box where the herb goes. This will help maximize yields as the quarters will knock trichomes off the buds and push them through the screens. Now that you have your pollen box loaded up, it's time to shake! Be sure to shake it back and forth, side to side, but not up and down. This can cause the Dry Sift Hash to fly out of the bottom compartment.

Do this for about 10 minutes, and then check your yields. I have found 10 minutes to be the best amount of time for one run, and then I will take that trim out and put it into a separate bag for all trim that has already been run through once. After the first shake, your trim or bud can go through the box 2 more times before they are completely finished. I recommend doing 5 minute shakes for the second and third run however, or else you'll get too much contaminants into the hash. Now lets check the bottom compartment where the Dry Sift Hash has been collected. You can see there is a very good amount in there, and after scraping it together with a business card, you can really see we got some great yields!

Now this hash is ready for use if you want to sprinkle some on top of your bowls, or you can use a kief press to press it into hash pucks. What I'll be doing later is pressing this hash into Dry Sift Rosin, so be sure to stay tuned for that video to be released! Now lets try to make Dry Sift Hash using Bud. Now the process will be exactly the same for bud as it was with trim, except for 2 things. One, you will want to grind up the bud you are using before hand, and two you will put a lot less in the box at a time compared to the trim. I like to start with a grinder full of bud at a time, and I shake it for 10 minutes.

After 10 minutes, you can see the yields from this little bit of bud are even better than from all of that trim I used at the beginning of the video. That's simply because bud is a lot more potent and dense with trichomes, so naturally it's going to provide a better yield. Now I'll scrap all the Dry Sift Hash together and will pour it into my storage container. With the bud that's already been shaken, I put that in a separate bag than the trim. Reason for this is I want to keep them separate for when I shake the bud a second and third times, so the quality stays the same. For bud I recommend doing 5 minute shakes for the second and third runs.

There you have everything you need to know about how to make Dry Sift Hash with Trim & Bud at home! Remember this is a Full Melt Hash and is still really high quality, even though it came from trim! If you guys enjoyed the video please give us a thumbs up, comment below with your feedback and also don't forget to subscribe to our channel. As always, thank you for watching and until next time... HAPPY GROWING!!!

Dylan @ GreenBox Grown

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